I call myself undefeated because I have defeated so many battles. Moreover, my sojourn at LAUTECH in this little time as an Architecture student has given me so many battles to overcome.
Like every freshman’s, my first day on campus was very stressful because I did not know my way to the necessary places, despite my arrival a week before. At some point, my eyes got tearing, because I was so confused.
Luckily for me, at that moment, I met a lady, Tolulope, who directed me to my department building, architecture. When I got to the department I was made fun of because I shared my story foremost.
Then, I got to know the timetable and the Lecture Theatre I should be receiving lectures from. I fell in love with lecture periods the first day I attended lectures at the SIFAX lecture theater.
Afterward, I proceeded with other necessary registration. This was thorough because I needed to get to the registration venue early, but I am a heavy sleeper. I tried my best to wake up early enough to be at the venue as early as possible, but it was unfruitful because I was not staying in the school area, then.
However, I had to sleep in school to be at the venue at the required time. I got there around 5 am and was able to do it that day. As if that was not enough, my first examination was always one to always remember, because I spent several hours in the queue waiting to be ushered in.
Significantly, during the waiting periods, five students fainted. But, Anuoluwapo Adeboye, the student’s union government president, then, came to apologize to us on the school’s behalf, and throughout our examination, there was no record of such occurrence.
I thought 100L was the height of it all, not until, 200L first semester when lecture periods began to be endlessly choking. There was no more fixed time for lectures by the school but by the lecturers. We had morning, afternoon, and evening classes. Although our lecturers did their best in imparting the required knowledge to us, the camel’s neck is the short time for submission of assignments. I was able to overcome it through discipline in increasing my efforts capacity.
In a similar vein, the 200L second semester was also engaging because of the new demands I had to give, to achieve my academic goals. Remarkably, the strike embarked on by Academic Staff University Union (ASUU) gave things a different shape but did not affect us relatively, because our lecturers prepared us for what was ahead.
Conclusively, 300L is in motion, and much more engaging than ever previous levels. For every class, there is an assignment, but the sweet part is that it helps us learn better and have a higher edge to good results.